Why Can’t Your IT Department Be More Like Apple?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Why can’t your IT department have all of the qualities of Apple? Wouldn’t it be better if your IT department was more like Apple and just got it right each and every time? How Does Apple Do It? We want Apple to show us innovation.

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Apple Services = Yawn; Apple Positioning = Consumer Protector

Forrester IT

Apple yesterday laid out a set of new services, including its new streaming TV service, but the overarching story is much bigger. Tim Cook orchestrated a show of Apple flexing the muscle of its 1.4

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Engage With Apple to Engage With Patients

Forrester IT

In yet another sign that Apple has its sights fixed solidly on the healthcare industry, the company has secured a strategic partnership with another national health insurer, Aetna. Apple, it turns out, is not just a company that knows how to build high-end consumer electronic devices.

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Apple’s Partnership With Goldman Sachs Will Drive Seismic Shifts In The Banking Industry

Forrester IT

Apple and Goldman Sachs are partnering to deliver a new credit card. The industry seems to be quick to dismiss the partnership, especially the rewards program – but we think they’re missing the bigger picture. There’s an awful lot more at stake here than credit card rewards. The bigger concern for digital banks, traditional banks, […].

Apple and IBM Announce Partnership

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In a move that blurs the line between consumer gadgets and enterprise technology, Apple and IBM announced on July 15 th a partnership to transform enterprise mobility. In an interview on CNBC , Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed his enthusiasm and high expectations for the partnership. “I

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Apple’s Leased Data Center Energy Use Quadrupled Since 2012

Data Center Knowledge

Colocation energy use now accounts for nearly one-quarter of Apple’s total data center energy consumption Read More. Apple Cloud Computing Colocation Featured

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Living Life with your Apple Smartwatch

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Fi nally, after years of anticipation, the Apple Watch has arrived. It was revealed at today''s Apple''s event. Since Apple''s goal with this watch is for wearers to stay connected to others and the world it has several communication capabilities built it. Gadgets News Apple Inc.

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Apple Insider Leaks Exciting New iPhone XR2 Design

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Apple’s best iPhone is the iPhone XR because it balances bang for your buck with compromises most users don’t care about. And now, with the iPhone 11 looking like a dog’s breakfast, new information reveals it is actually the iPhone XR2 which is worth getting excited about. Citing supply chain sources, acclaimed Japanese site Macotakara […]. CTO News

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Apple Said to Be Mulling Iowa Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Apple North AmericaCompany would join Google, Facebook, Microsoft, who have data centers in Iowa Read More.

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Apple Data Center Coming to Arizona

Data Center Knowledge

Apple Phoenix Company to remodel former GT Advanced factory in Mesa Read More.

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Apple Joins Facebook’s Hardware Design Community

Data Center Knowledge

Apple Facebook Open Compute Becomes official Open Compute Project member after being involved ‘quietly’ for years Read More.

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Apple ITP 2.1: What It Is, What It Means, and Why It Matters

Forrester IT

Apple first introduced Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP) in 2017, but the latest update (2.1) creates a new set of challenges for advertisers, publishers, and tech vendors that make money from online behavioral advertising (OBA), attribution, web analytics, testing, and personalization.

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Future of Apple Pay Australia still unresolved

Computer Weekly

There are still uncertainties over Apple Pay among Australia’s big banks, but smaller finance firms are looking at ways to offer the payment service to their customers

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Report: Apple Rethinking Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

AppleCompany looks to use more commodity hardware, build own long-haul network to interconnect data centers Read More.

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Report: Apple Considering Netherlands for European Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

A small town in the Netherlands may be the future site of a European data center for Apple (AAPL), according to a local report. Amsterdam Apple Europe AAPL

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Apple: Increasingly an enterprise IT company

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We all know and use Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ). In the old days the only folks in the enterprise who could use an Apple were doing graphics. But now that everyone uses them at home increasingly the workforce is demanding Apples on their desktops. We will be seeing more and more Apple in the enterprise. Apple Has Paid $50 Billion To developer For App Store (techopti.com). Apple recommends products based on your purchase history in its Apple Store app (techcrunch.com).

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Tim Cook defends multibillion-dollar Google search deal despite Apple’s privacy focus

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In the broadcast, Cook also defended Apple’s deal with Google’s search engine despite privacy concerns from Safari users. CTO News Apple GoogleTim Cook believes that some form of government regulation is necessary. In a broadcast, as part of an interview on Axios on HBO, he said some level of government regulation over Silicon Valley is inevitable.

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Reports: Apple is Building Its Own Content Delivery Network

Data Center Knowledge

Apple is building its own content delivery network (CDN) to deliver services to consumers, according to reports from Dan Rayburn and The Wall Street Journal. Apple Peering CDN

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Apple’s Brand Playbook Unlocked

Forrester IT

Do you want to be like Apple? In 2010, Apple ranked as the 17th most valuable brand in the world. Since 2010, Apple’s brand value has increased at a compound annual growth rate of 36%, while the entire “brandscape” has grown […]. Just three years later, it had garnered the top spot and has remained there.

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Exclusive: Apple in talks with potential suppliers of sensors for self-driving cars – sources

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Apple Inc has held talks with at least four companies as possible suppliers for next-generation lidar sensors in self-driving cars, evaluating the companies’ technology while also still working on its own lidar unit, three people familiar with the discussions said. The moves provide fresh evidence of Apple’s renewed ambitions to enter the autonomous vehicle derby, […].

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Apple’s Ultrathin 12-inch MacBook Announced

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Apple just announced a new 12-inch MacBook. PR) Apple Updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display & MacBook Air (techpowerup.com). Apple Unveils All-New 12-Inch Retina Display MacBook [Photos] (iClarified.com). Apple announces new MacBook with a 12-inch Retina display (vr-zone.com). Apple Announces Next-Generation MacBook Starting at $1299 [Mac Blog] (macrumors.com). Apple Wants to Reinvent the Notebook with a Brand new ''MacBook'' (techpp.com).

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Intel exits 5G handset market as Qualcomm and Apple make peace

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In a surprise move, Apple and Qualcomm finally agreed to end their long-term beef, and sign a six-year license agreement deal. Apple will also pay an undisclosed amount to the chipmaker as part of the settlement. Hours after this announcement, Intel said that it’s exiting mobile 5G modem market, paving way for a Qualcomm–modem powered iPhone […]. CTO News

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Apple Doubling Down on Reno Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Apple North AmericaGovernment sweetens the tax-break pot in exchange for massive expansion commitment from company Read More.

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Apple Acquires NoSQL Database Startup FoundationDB

Data Center Knowledge

Apple quiet on future plans; analyst says internal use of startup''s database tech likely Read More. Apple

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Video: Apple Data Center Expansion in Reno in High Gear

Data Center Knowledge

Apple Video Site goes from one building to five in two years Read More.

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Apple AI Chief John Giannandrea Gets Promotion to Senior Vice President

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Apple says AI chief John Giannandrea, who joined from Google in April, has been promoted to its executive team as SVP of Machine Learning and AI Strategy. Apple today announced John Giannandrea, who handles machine learning and AI for the company, has been promoted to the Apple’s executive team and is now listed on the Apple […].

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Apple to Reveal New Home-Grown Apps, Software Features at WWDC

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Apple Inc. is planning to unleash a slew of new apps, features and development tools at its annual software conference next month. To improve its devices and strengthen its connection to customers, the consumer technology giant will continue to walk a fine line between wooing outside app makers while also competing against them. The Worldwide Developers […]. CTO News

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Last Call for Speculation on 9 September Apple Event

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In terms of consumer electronics, few companies match Apple in terms of brand recognition or quality. One of the world’s largest companies, Apple’s new products are always a talking point for the media and for most everyone with a smartphone. By Shannon Perry.

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Apple Success Isn't About Innovation

CIO Musings

On September 9th 2014 Apple made several major announcements in a well choreographed event in California. Why does Apple make such stunning products that draw us like moths to the back-porch light? There were people camping out at the Apple flagship store a week before the announcement.

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Report: UIG Building Apple Data Center in Curaçao

Data Center Knowledge

Developer behind Reno Technology Park building Apple''s next facility in Dutch island nation in the Caribbean. Apple Read More.

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Apple quietly absorbed a company that makes AI cameras for people’s homes

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Earlier this month, Apple reportedly bought the patents of Lighthouse AI, a maker of AI-powered home security cameras. Now, The Information reports that Lighthouse’s co-founders have joined Apple, along with around 20 staff. According to The Information, Lighthouse cofounders Alex Teichman and Hendrik Dahlkamp sent an email to the company’s former camera testers asking for […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Apple highlights record services revenue as iPhone sales fall

Computer Weekly

For a second quarter in a row, Apple plays up growing services revenues as iPhone sales continue to fall

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Apple spends more than $30 million on Amazon’s cloud every month, making it one of the biggest AWS customers

CTOvision

As Apple and Amazon compete for a greater share of consumer dollars and attention, they also have a particularly intimate business relationship: Apple is spending more than $30 million a month on Amazon’s cloud, according to people familiar with the arrangement. Apple’s cloud expenditure reflects the company’s determination to deliver online services like iCloud quickly and […].

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Apple confirms all devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre

Computer Weekly

Apple has confirmed that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by the recently discovered microprocessor exploits as the financial services industry assesses the risk

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Chipmakers Tumble Most Since June on Report Apple Cut Orders

Data Center Knowledge

Chipmakers dropped the most in five months after a report that Apple Inc. Apple Investingis reducing orders for iPhone 7 parts reignited a post U.S.-election election selloff in technology stocks. Read More.

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